Systematic and Explicit Instruction

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Questions for Discussion

The following questions for discussion have been generated to help participants best comprehend and use the information presented. Participants completing this learning module for contact hours through their LPDC should answer each question. The written responses can then be used as evidence of your work.

Download the Discussion Questions PDF file and complete the form as evidence.

Discussion Questions:

(approximate time to complete discussion questions 2 hours)

 

1. If you are in a group listening to the pre-recorded webinar or listening to it alone, pause the webinar and discuss the Big Ideas covered to this point:

  • Fractions and number line representations – do you currently teach fractions represented on a number line?
  • Arithmetic to algebra gap – what interventions are in close so that students can successfully move from arithmetic to algebraic thinking, reasoning, and computing?
  • Leaners characteristics?
    • Strategic vs. non-strategic learners – how might you scaffold your teaching to accommodate for non-strategic learners?

2. If you are in a group listening to the pre-recorded webinar or listening to it alone, pause the webinar and discuss the Big Ideas covered to this point:

  • Review the 2-page Fact Sheet for the NMAP Final Report
  • Curricular content recommendations
  • Learning process-working memory
  • Instructional recommendations

3. If you are in a group listening to the pre-recorded webinar or listening to it alone, pause the webinar and discuss the Big Ideas covered to this point:

  • Review the 16 Elements of Explicit Instruction and discuss how you are currently incorporating the elements into your lessons
  • Discuss the components of a daily lesson and how you are implementing them into your lessons.
  • Is there an established Math Lesson Structure and does it align with the elements just presented?

Systematic and Explicit Instruction